Beef, Sandwiches & Burgers

Breakfast Burger

May 6, 2014

Did you see the yummy Cinco De Mayo burger over at Tried and Tasty yesterday? I was ready to dip right into that queso! On to my newest recipe! We are breakfast people. I love eggs, bacon, waffles (especially chocolate), pancakes, oatmeal… It only seemed fitting that I create a burger that fits in with that category. Minus the sweet starters of course. You can do a lot with a burger but I pull the plug when it involves syrup. I decided to stick with the savory side… Introducing the breakfast burger!

breakfast burger

You know a recipe is going to be amazing when you start with chopped bacon and an over medium egg. Once we topped it with fresh sliced tomato and lettuce… mmmmm. The secret to this burger is a little hot sauce. That part is optional but we prefer a little kick to our eggs.

breakfast burger with an egg

Breakfast Burger


  • 1-1/2 lbs hamburger meat
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • tomatoes
  • lettuce
  • cheese (optional)


  1. Mix together your meat and bacon. Divide your hamburger into three equal portions and form your patties.
  2. BROILER: Place onto a baking tray and broil 5-8 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Top with cheese the last minute or two if desired.
  3. GRILL: Like the broiler, cook 8 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Add cheese the last two minutes.
  4. Cook your eggs over medium or easy. Place onto your burger with the remaining toppings. Enjoy!

breakfast burger topped with a soft egg

I love having the bacon mixed into the meat. It gives it a wonderful pork flavor along with a little crunch. If you would rather skip that step you could always just place the bacon right on top. I think it would be great with a little avocado too!

Don’t forget to stop by Tried and tasty and check out her next recipe! I’m drooling over this Reuben Burger!

Reuben burger

Comments (4)

  • Yvonne @ TriedandTasty Reply

    May 6, 2014 at 7:00 am

    My favorite burger at Red Robin is the Royal Red Robin Burger that has an egg on top. It is SO GOOD!!! Love this easy way to replicate it at home – thanks for the fab recipe!

  • Amy | The Happy Scraps Reply

    May 6, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    I would have never thought to make a breakfast hamburger. Looks delicious!

  • Jonie @ Just Between Friends Reply

    May 7, 2014 at 8:58 am

    This looks incredible! Seriously! I haven’t ever tried egg on my hamburger, but I like the sound of it. Thanks for the recipe!

  • Leanne Reply

    May 7, 2014 at 11:06 am

    I’ve never thought of a breakfast burger, but why not? It looks delicious!

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